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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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What does gas pains feel like at 8 weeks pregant?

What does gas pains feel like at 8 weeks pregant?

Cramps/sharp pains : Fortunately, there isn't a lot physically going on at 8 weeks. The uterus is still quite small at this gestation. Therefore crampy pain at this gestation is probably g i related. If you have bleeding and cramping, then call your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What do back labor pains feel like?

What do back labor pains feel like?

Labor pains: most people describe it as bad back spasms of the lower back that last a minute or two ...Read more

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What does labor feel like ?

What does labor feel like ?

How far pregnant?: Labor pains occur with regularity and feel like a hard muscle cramp--(your uterus). The intensity will increase as labor helps to bring the baby down for delivery. You should learn how to grade labor pains from very hard to just starting to feel them. Your obstetrician will teach you. Best wishes! Always let your doctor know if you have any vaginal discharge--water or blood especially. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood all sorts of colors i feel really cold back pain stomach cramp am i miscarrying early tummy feels tight like braxton hicks?

Why is my period blood all sorts of colors i feel really cold back pain stomach cramp am i miscarrying early tummy feels tight like braxton hicks?

Different color : Different colors is normal. It is just the process of coagulation of menstrual blood. Black, brown, red, pink are all normal. White, yellow, green are not normal menstrual flow colors. You said "period color", then you said am i miscarrying? Are you pregnant? Do a pregnancy test. If positive see your gyn asap. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have stomach pains that feel like period pain (there not) mixed with stabbing pains?

What does it mean when you have stomach pains that feel like period pain (there not) mixed with stabbing pains?

UTI: You probably have a urinary tract infection (uti). I recommend going to your doctor and having them prescribe you some antibiotics to get rid of it. Ways to prevent this are to drink plenty of water, wipe from front to back, urinate after intercourse, and avoid potentially irritating feminine products. ...Read more

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Does the early onset of labour feel like mild period cramps?

Does the early onset of labour feel like mild period cramps?

Labor pain: Many women describe early labor as feeling like menstrual cramps, gas or low back pains. Occasionally these symptoms are not true labor, but preparation for the real thing. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I get pain/cramping like feeling when ovulating?

Mittelschmerz: That is the German nee medical name for normal mid cycle pain at the time of ovulation. Some women are aware of the same and others are not. ...Read more

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Really bad period cramps and back pain. Nothing is helping, I feel like throwing up and crying like a baby. What should I do?

Really bad period cramps and back pain. Nothing is helping, I feel like throwing up and crying like a baby. What should I do?

See GYN: Pms tx: nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, evening primrose oil, chasteberry. magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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Having sharp pains that feel like contractions but im not pregnant. What could it be?

Having sharp pains that feel like contractions but im not pregnant. What could it be?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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How do uterus cramps feel like in early pregnancy?

How do uterus cramps feel like in early pregnancy?

Mild cramping: In the first trimester, cramping from the uterus feels like menstrual cramps. Stronger pain or more severe cramping pain may be a sign of a more serious problem with the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Having stomach pains when running . Like a period cramp but worse . What could that mean ?

Having stomach pains when running . Like a period cramp but worse . What could that mean ?

Gas? GYN? spasm?: Altered blood flow to gut while running can give cramps; bouncing around can jostle ovarian cysts, etc. And cause pain/discomfort. Right upper quadrant pain ("stitch") can come from increased blood flow to liver stretching the surrounding capsule. Running can increase reflux into esophagus see your doc, get examined. ...Read more

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How do ectopic pregnancy cramps feel? Do it feel like really bad cycle cramps?

How do ectopic pregnancy cramps feel? Do it feel like really bad cycle cramps?

?pregnant: Do a pregnancy test from the pharmacy.. If positive go and get checked by your gyn doctor now. ...Read more

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What does a miscarriage feel like? I'm having very painful cramps

What does a miscarriage feel like? I'm having very painful cramps

Symptoms of Miscarri: Cramps and vaginal bleeding in combination. Severe cramps can be present in a variety of conditions during pregnancy such as a ruptured ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, ovarian torsion. If persistent or worsening you need to see a physician right away. ...Read more

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What does implantation cramping feel like?

What does implantation cramping feel like?

Like period coming: Most woman say, "it feels like my period is about to start but it doesn't". Many women describe this type of feeling. ...Read more

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What does heartburn feel like during pregnancy? I'm not sure on what i've been feeling

What does heartburn feel like during pregnancy? I'm not sure on what i've been feeling

Often chest pain.: Heartburn is usually pain under the sternum or in upper abdomen. It may feel like a burning or raw sensation. May also feel like stabbing pain under the sternum. It is usually relieved or improved with antacids or something like Pepcid (famotidine) or prilosec. If severe or not relieved see your doctor. ...Read more